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One Day Kalsubai Trek

Sun, 6 Oct 2019 1:30AM - 4:00AM
Rs 1200
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Small Steps Adventures Kalsubai Trek

Short Info:

Type: Peak
Height: 5400 Feet above MSL (Approximately)
Region: Kalsubai, Ahmednagar
Grade: Medium
Endurance: Medium

The Mount Everest of Maharashtra, Kalsubai is thus, the highest peak of Maharashtra. It is located in Ahmednagar District falling under Akole Taluka. As Kalsubai is the highest point of Maharashtra, it is a famous trekking destination near Pune and Mumbai. Because it is a well-known trekking destination, the Government has installed railings and staircase on the difficult patches. As a result, making it easier to trek Kalsubai Peak even at night.

Once at the top, the darshan of Kalsubai Devi is a must. From the top, view the amazing mountain range and forts namely Alang, Madan, Kulang and Ratangad. Also, view the backwaters of King Arthur Lake i.e Bhandardara Dam.



We will leave on Saturday night by 10.50 pm CST - KASARA local which reaches Kasara at 1.18 am on Sunday. Don't forget to buy return tickets for the local train.


We are waiting for you

Meet at Kasara railway station by 1:30 am (Sunday) as we will head to Bari by transfer vehicle, base village of Kalsubai.

Kalsubai, we are coming!

We will reach the base village around 3:00 am (Sunday). We will begin our night trek to Kalsubai by 3:30 am after freshening up.

Wow, we are here!

Reach top by 7:00 am. Take the blessings of Kalsubai Devi at the top and enjoy the mesmerizing view Alang, Madan & Kulang and Ratangad.

Delicious Maggie/ Pohe

Enjoy the breakfast at the top before descending as we rejuvenate our body and mind. We will start at descending at 9 am.

Lovely Lunch

We will reach the base village by 11:30 am. Enjoy the feast cooked by the villagers before we head back to Kasara.

What an Experience, Mumbai!

We will head back to Kasara after lunch in our transfer vehicle by 12:30 pm as we share our experience of the trek with our fellow trekkers.


INR 1200 + 5% GST


Transport from Kasara to Kasara
Professional expertise
Safety and first aid.


Travel till Kasara station
Personal expenses
Insurance of any kind
Any item not covered under inclusions

Cancellation and Refund applicable on the tour cost:

If cancellation is done prior to 15 days of outing 75% will be refunded.
If cancellation is done prior to 10 days of outing 50% will be refunded 
After that, no refund will be provided. 

Things To Carry:

At least 3 liters of drinking water
Photo ID card
Good trekking shoes
Extra clothes (optional)
Torch with extra batteries



In mountains & jungles, smoking attracts honeybees and one has to face dangerous "honeybee attack" where survival of the person is difficult, hence smoking is strictly prohibited.
Drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
The leader's decision will be final and binding.
Small Steps Adventures reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.
Telephonic confirmation for booking is mandatory; if unable to contact us then send a text message and we will call you back.
Please do not carry handbags or Jholas or Sling bags on treks.
Please do not carry or wear any valuables, ornaments, jewelry, etc. If carried, then we do not take any liability for the same.

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Kalsubai Fort ( Outside Mumbai )
Reviews 5.0 (1)
Organizer Reviews 3.9 (20)
Reviews for Organizer 3.9
Really loved this trek.. while going in , the uphill task is a little daunting.

The woods are real thick at some places and ambiance is quite refreshing.

The climb is difficult at some places as there are not well constructed steps.

However, some parts up the fort are steep and takes a challenging climb.

The paths are streams of either bogs or mossy rocks -- each having their own fun hazards.

But that is what keeps the trek natural and exciting.

There are pretty white crabs in the stream-paths -- very interesting.

The trip to top was awesome.

The strong breeze blowing at the top quickly dries off the sweat from the climb too.

This was the week of onslaught of the monsoon, so it was amazing warm monsoon rain and as we got closer there was also mist and fog.

It was green and wet all over.

The view of the surrounding countryside from the top is simply breathtaking. Well worth the climb up.

The fort is in ruins and makes a beautiful place for pictures..

The greenery just added to the awesomeness. the view from top is gorgeous..

There is nothing much to see atop the fort except some water cisterns and the thumbs up point.

The shape of the hill-top is fascinating. It replicates your mood giving you a thumbs up when you finish a couple of tough climbs,

but also taking the opportunity of showing a ""up yours"" when you're struggling.

From the top you can really appreciate the control this fort would have given the incumbent in seasons like this.

Really loved the time spent on top.

There is nothing much to see at the top of the fort except the surroundings.

However, we were treated to a spectacular view from the top.

It indeed feels great once we have reached the top.

But the moment we reached the top, clouds began moving in and all of a sudden it just started pouring..

The sudden change was indeed welcome.

But due to the rains, the path down had become super slippery..

Coming down was difficult in the bad patches due to steepness of the rocky roads.

My research had dismissed the climb as an ""easy"" one: I can attest that in the monsoon rain and fog it is definitely close to the top rating on difficulty.

But this shouldn't daunt you since you're likely to be surrounded

by singing dancing dare-devil fellow trekkers in this season.

There is a small bird sanctuary just at the base.

We were treated to the sights of peacocks and a few little rabbits.

All is well that ends well. It was worth the while, and the victory of surmounting the difficult is always sweet.

Overall Experience was amazing...Simply wow... cannot get over with the great experience...totally spellbound by the beauty of the place...

never felt so close to nature especially after the concrete jungle that is Mumbai

The initial climb is a tough one, the middle is a ridge -- a reward with great views.

The climb is steep but on the bright side very short ( barely 3 kms).

However I feel that this trek does offer a great break from busy and polluted citylife.

In conclusion, trekking up Karnala is a fun and enriching experience.

Thanks to SSA for this beautiful memorable experience... Team leaders were very polite and helpful...The food was provided just like ghar ka khana... Fellow trekkers were so good and friendly... really enjoyed...Once again Thank you SSA....
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